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Amherst, New Hampshire, USA

Amherst, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA

Like many New England towns, Amherst was the result of a land grant given to soldiers – in this case, to soldiers in 1728 who had participated in King Philip's War. Settled about 1733, it was first called "Narragansett Number 3" wikipedia



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  • Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
    Horace Greeley Birth Place, Born Feb. 11, 1811. Amherst, New Hampshire
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  • 1854 - Amherst
    Amherst, a post-township of Hillsborough county, New Hampshire, 23 miles S. of Concord, on the Souhegan river, which affords very fine water-power....Read MORE...


  • 1859
    AMHERST, the cap. of Hillsborough co. New Hampshire, 30 m. S of Concord, on the Souhegan, a branch of the Merrimac. Pop. 1,565.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • News 1869 - Swept Away
    AMHERST AND MT. VERNON.

    Thousands of dollars will be needed to repair the damage done in this town. Of bridges gone are two on the New Boston...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Amherst
    Amherst, a post-village of Hillsborough co., N.H., is in Amherst township, about 28 miles S. by W. from Concord, and 52 miles N.W. of Boston. It is...Read MORE...


  • Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
    QUOHQUINNAPASSAKESSANANAGNOG River, Amherst, New Hampshire
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  • Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
    Postcard Post Office Square (1911)
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  • 1916
    Amherst, a post-village of Hillsboro co., N.H., is in Amherst township (town), about 28 miles S. by W. of Con cord and 52 miles NW. of Boston. Pop....Read MORE...




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Horace Greeley Birth Place, Born Feb. 11, 1811. Amherst, New Hampshire
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QUOHQUINNAPASSAKESSANANAGNOG River, Amherst, New Hampshire
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  • 1854 - Amherst
    Amherst, a post-township of Hillsborough county, New Hampshire, 23 miles S. of Concord, on the Souhegan river, which affords very fine water-power.... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    AMHERST, the cap. of Hillsborough co. New Hampshire, 30 m. S of Concord, on the Souhegan, a branch of the Merrimac. Pop. 1,565.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • News  1869 - Swept Away
    AMHERST AND MT. VERNON.

    Thousands of dollars will be needed to repair the damage done in this town. Of bridges gone are two on the New Boston... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Amherst
    Amherst, a post-village of Hillsborough co., N.H., is in Amherst township, about 28 miles S. by W. from Concord, and 52 miles N.W. of Boston. It is... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Amherst, a post-village of Hillsboro co., N.H., is in Amherst township (town), about 28 miles S. by W. of Con cord and 52 miles NW. of Boston. Pop.... Read MORE...

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